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Alternative classification: Malvaceae s.l. - subfam. Helicteroideae p.p.

Durio Adans.

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 18 August 2017

  1. Durio graveolens Becc., Malesia 3 (1889) 242; --Ashton, Manual non-Dipt. Trees Sarawak 2 (1988) 63. Sumatra, Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo (Sarawak, Brunei), PALAWAN. Conservation status: Endangered (DAO 2017-11).
  2. Durio macrophyllus (King) Ridl., Fl. Malay. Penin. 1 (1922) 261; --Ashton, Manual non-Dipt. Trees Sarawak 2 (1988) 75; --Durio testudinarum var. macrophyllus King, J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt. 2, Nat. Hist. 60 (1891) 53. Borneo (Sarawak). PALAWAN. Low and medium elevation forests. Conservation status: Vulnerable (DAO 2017-11).
  3. Durio zibethinus Murr., Syst. (1774) 591; --Merr., EPFP 3 (1923) 46. Widespread in cultivation especially in tropical SE Asia, possibly wild only in Sumatra and Borneo. MINDANAO. Cultivated for its highly prized fruit. 'Wild' Durio zibethinus is found or claimed only in Mindanao for the Philippines. Photos


DENR Administrative Order. 2017. Updated national list of threatened Philippine plants and their categories. DAO 2017-11

Mendoza, DR. 1941. Natural distribution of durians in the Philippines. Philippine Journal of Forestry 4: 27-35.

Vendivil, WF & EJ Reynoso 1983. Durio species from Palawan, Philippines. Acta Manilana Series A Nat. Appl. Sci.: 95-98.

Pelser, P.B., J.F. Barcelona & D.L. Nickrent (eds.). 2011 onwards. Co's Digital Flora of the Philippines.

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Last updated 27 October 2017